Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities.

Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: April 21, 2017

TO APPLY: 
Email your resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org.
You may also fax this information to (504) 310-6945.
Please include the job title and program in your subject line.


Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions:

ADVANCEMENT

Campaign Manager – The Campaign Manager is responsible for assisting with various fundraising activities of the Advancement Department’s Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal campaign (AHCA) including donor correspondence, appeal mailings, special event coordination, and working on other special projects as needed. This position requires excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. The position requires the ability to function both independently and as part of a team. It requires attention to detail, task and project follow-through and the ability to manage multiple projects.

Minimum Qualifications: A college degree and at least 4-5 years of experience in Development required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or another database preferred. Committee development experience is preferred. Ability to work some nights and weekends. Assists with Archbishop’s Community Appeal Core and Development Committee meetings – taking meeting minutes, correspondence with the committee, handling RSVPs and meeting preparation. Manages AHCA volunteers – helping to motivate and support them in achieving their fundraising activities. Prepares and maintains assigned campaign correspondence records and reports on a regular basis.

Essential Functions:

Reports so: The Campaign Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.

CIARA INDEPENDENT LIVING

Maintenance Worker – Responsible for: cleaning grounds and provide basic maintenance for Ciara Independent Living apartments.

Essential Functions:

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a basic knowledge of apartment maintenance. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel to all three complexes. High school diploma required.

CIARA PERMANENT HOUSING

Program Coordinator – Responsible for: the supervision and care of residents in the Ciara Permanent programs, management of the rental resources and administration of the program, and developing program-generated resources through provision of services through the Medicaid program.

Essential Functions

  1. Implements the day-to-day operations of the residential program of residents in apartments throughout the Metro New Orleans area.
  2. Provides professional case management services to a population with chronic mental illnesses.
  3. Must be able to assess and develop case plans and connect residents to resources to maintain and promote their highest level of functioning.
  4. Able to implement all the policies and procedures relevant to the program.
  5. Must maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and progress notes.
  6. Keep the program in compliance with all Council on Accreditation requirements.
  7. Keep the agency Client Trac data reporting system up-to-date with clients served, demographics and units of service.
  8. Ability to provide services that are billable to Medicaid and maintain accurate case notes for billing purposes.
  9. Must be able to visit clients in their homes and provide professional case management services.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be proficient in basic computer skills to include Word and Excel. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel throughout the Metro New Orleans area. Master’s degree in human services or a BS degree with 2 years of human service experience. An LCSW to maximize Medicaid billing for services is preferred but not required.

FOOD FOR FAMILIES

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge) – Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Packer – Responsible for packing food boxes for participants and recording inventory of stored food items. Packers on mobile crew are also responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 40 pound boxes. High school diploma /GED preferred. Need to read and write legibly with basic math skills.

GREENWALT

LPN (PRN) – The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. One year of experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred. This position requires knowledge of patient population. It requires interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

HEAD START

Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul) – The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA.  Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Family Advocate – The Family Advocate is the outreach person for Catholic Charities Head Start Program, to families of the preschools of the community. She/he coordinates Parent Empowerment Programs and responsible for the Head Start Parental Involvement Program. She/he is responsible for compliance regulations in regard to Head Start Program. Primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area. Recruits and enrolls children. Develops and implements Individualized Family Partnership agreements with parents. Acts as community liaison for the agency. Bachelors of Social Work. A Bachelor degree in a related field of study; or High School diploma or GED. Six credit hours in principles of social work, or case management, or ability to obtain credit within two years. Must have 3 years of experience in working with children and families; Fluent in written and spoken English preferred.

Teacher (St. Paul) – The Lead Teacher in any Head Start program is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating programs at his /her location. She/he is also responsible for supervising teachers and students at his/her location. She/he may coordinate and plan with other Head Start agencies. The Lead Teacher will assist in choosing and training staff. She/he is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and setting. She/he is responsible for working with staff to provide ongoing program development that meets state and federal regulations and guidelines. Under the direction of Head Start Administrative Team, the Head Start Lead Teacher shares in the responsibility for the daily oversight of center operations, including assurance of compliance with minimum standards and standards established to assure a high-quality program. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Proven Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Supervising Counselor, Unaccompanied Children’s Program – CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Program serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors.  The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 1,000 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs.  The Clinical Counselor will provide services to these children who are identified as most in need.  The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

 Qualifications:

Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.

Job Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Application Deadline:  Hiring Immediately

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to asalinas@ccano.org with subject heading: “Supervising Counselor, Unaccompanied Children.”

Translator (PRN) – Translation of legal documents – converting documents written in Spanish to documents written in English. Common documents include but are not limited to:

Originate and complete a Certification of Translation of Record for translations that require notarization; complete translations in a consistent and professional format using electronic templates; properly file and maintain records of all translations received and prepared; answer phone calls and maintain record of calls received; attend trainings when assigned by Program Director or supervisor; occasionally cover reception deck during lunch and/or when receptionist is absent; other related tasks as assigned. This position is depended on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which may vary week to week. Average expected time commitment is 2-3 days a week. Written fluency in English and Spanish required. Professional certification in translation is highly desirable. Strong and efficient computer skills; including proficiency with using templates and preparing documents in Microsoft Office for spell check, etc. and use of electronic database; organized, with as excellent attention to detail; ability to communicate well with others, including clients, attorneys , and other administrative staff members; professional phone manner, patience, and flexibility; ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships; applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

OFFICE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE

CCHD Intern – Intern will work closely with the Division Director on special projects and administrative tasks. This could include outreach phone calls and letter to parishes, analysis of parish outreach data and summaries, working with Communications Director on fully utilizing social media, working with the Office of Justice and Peace to support the work of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and Catholic Relief Services. Assist with researching and developing the advocacy network for Catholic Charities. Candidate must possess critical and creative thinking skills, time management, and good verbal and written skills. Interest in social services and families required. Schedule flexible: Monday-Friday (9:00am-4:00pm) with some possible evening workshop support.

NEW DIRECTIONS

Program Director – Manages the day to day operation of the program. Directs the implementation of policies and procedures in compliance with agency, funding, licensing, certification, and accreditation.  Establishes and maintains effective communication with all levels of staff, state personnel, community groups, clients, and volunteers.  Manages personnel activities.  Participates in the development and management of the program budget.  Participates in long and short range planning services.   Marketing services and stimulating program growth.  Ensures center compliance with agency, funding source, licensing certification, and accreditation.  Prepares and submits required reports, and documents services.  Possesses knowledge of multi-disciplinary team approach.  Participates in quarterly/annual assessments and client plan of care meetings.  Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor. Minimum Education/Experience: Master’s Degree and experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work.

PACE

Enrollment Nurse – Evaluates and coordinates intake of new enrollees into the program as well as performs recertification of eligibility actives. Evaluates potential program enrollees to determine participant needs and eligibility for enrollment both in person and via phone. Completes assessments in the home of potential and current enrollees. Coordinates all level of care decisions with agency(s) designed by DHH as well as responsible for validating level of care eligibility. Maintains all required documentation. Licensed Practical Nurse preferred. Five years of experience in community health care, nursing home and /or long term care required. One year experience in elderly care. Must possess a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation. Prefer experience with Medicare/Medicaid regulations with understanding of institutional level of care criteria essential. Required to pass state exam for MDS-HC certification within one month of hire and annually for continued employment License (CDL/LPN/other).

Executive Director – Responsible for the overall direction, performance and growth of the PACE GNO and the management of all program operations including clinical, financial and supportive. Empowered by the Board of Director with the responsibility of creating an environment and culture that enables the organization to fulfill its mission by meeting and exceeding its goals, conveying the organizations mission to all staff, and motivating staff to improve performance of the organization. Promotes and provides leadership to promote positive employee relations, PACE values, customer service, participant safety, and other company initiatives.  This position reports to the President of Catholic Charities and the PACE GNO Board of Directors.

Essential Functions:

Minimum Qualifications:

Key Competencies: (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities): Strongly developed communication skills, successfully demonstrated in effectively working with a wide variety of people; established skill in strategic and critical thinking, negotiation, presentations, salesmanship, and relationship-building; provides leadership as indicated by the ability to get individuals or groups to accomplish a task or accept an idea; demonstrated problem-solving and inductive reasoning skills which manifest themselves in creative solutions to operational issues. Demonstrate computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other business software programs. Possess a strong knowledge of business and healthcare.

Physical Requirements:

Nurse Practitioner – Applies advances knowledge/clinical skills necessary to assess/manage the healthcare of chronically ill geriatric participants in the PACE program. Performs health histories, physical exams and patient teaching. Orders, interprets and follow up on lab test and results. Performs selected procedures and documents care orally and in writing. Initiates emergency measures as indicated. Recognizes abnormalities that justify immediate referral for intervention by others. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited university and graduate of certified or accredited Nurse Practitioner Program with five to seven years nursing experience with three years’ experience as Nurse Practitioner or a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nursing and five years nursing experience. Must have current RN license in Louisiana. Able to learn, teach and do research; able to solve problems and think analytically, Candidate should possess skills necessary to treat geriatric patients with a minimum of three years of geriatric experience. Must also be able to get along with others in a team environment.

Occupational Therapist – The Occupational Therapist will evaluate and reassess participants upon referral from multi-disciplinary team. Will provide and recommend therapeutic exercises.

At least two years’ experience as an OT, minimum one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Must be licensed OT in Louisiana, valid driver’s License and reliable transportation. Demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population. Graduate of an OT curriculum accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American OT Association.

RN Care Manager – Responsible for assisting the needs of the participant/family and coordinates process to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum.  The RN Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay.  The RN Care Manager communicates with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other case managers, nurse manager/staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary department to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identify opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality of services.  The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific job: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts.  The RN Care Manager will assist with assessments for home, nursing home, and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants/families; assesses participants and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional needs presented.  The RN Care Manager will assist with the development of a written plan of care with IDT defining goals and nursing actions based on needs identified in assessment, utilizing Hospice, community and facility services when applicable; verbally interprets plan of care to all care providers; implements the plan of care under the direction of the PACE Center Manger or designee, ensuring compliance with the federal and state regulations the plan of care on a regular basis and as necessary to meet the changing needs of the PACE Participant and caregiver.  The RN Care Manager must demonstrate skill in interpersonal relationships with PACE participants, families, nursing, home staff, co-workers and community support services. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN License in the state of Louisiana.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing, at minimum 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric area, prior experience in home health, case management, wound care, medical-surgical experience and one year supervisory skills.  Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual situations.  CPR certificate required.

Social Worker – Responsible for the direct social work case management services to PACE participants and their caregivers.  Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling and referral. This Position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the functional and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participants condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by PACE organization and regulations.

The PACE Social Worker is responsible for conducting and completing routine assessment; participation in the development of participant specific plan of care and [participant’s enrollment to the PACE program. Additional duties which may be required of the PACE Social Worker will include referring participants to appropriate community agencies or facilities acting as a liaison with other community based organizations and advocating for participants; participates in program and policy development of the social work component of the program. Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work with five years of social work experience in a health related area preferably with one year within the geriatric population.  LCSW required. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Preferred Education: Must be a Graduate of an accredited school of social work and possess a current Louisiana license to practice social work.

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Food Technician (Temporary) – Prepare well balances and appetizing meal according to menus. Maintain a clean and sanitary work, dining, and storage area. Serve the prepared meals in a timely and organized fashion. Receive and store food supplies. Set up catered events at work location. Maintain proper documentation of meals served and prepares other paperwork as directed. Maintain effective communication with the staff and supervisor. Maintain cleanliness of appliances and fixtures. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor. Moderate physical activity; stand between 33%-66% of the time. Walk more than 60% of the time on wet surface. Use of hand to fingers, handle or feel required more than 60% of time. Full ability to talk and hear in a moderate to loud noise environment. Full vision required. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required more than 66% of the time. High School diploma or a GED, a valid driver license and 6 months experience preferably in a school or hospital setting.

PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

LPN – The LPN is responsible for administering medications and prescribed treatment, documentation of medication administration. Electronic documentation of client’s health status. Completing quarterly assessments, documentation of care plans. Monitoring and notification to Health Coordinator and Physician of any changes in client status or any noted complications. Communicates with families/guardians as required. Attends in-service trainings, and maintains license as required. Must be licensed LPN or LVN in the state of Louisiana. Nursing experience in nursing home, or long term care setting preferred.

Service Coordinator – Manage the custodial care of 32 consumers. Ensure habilitation programs are implemented as directed, participate in program planning meetings, and provide supervision to Direct Service Workers. Requires on call-responsibilities. High school diploma, some college preferred. Experience in management, experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Adult/Infant/Child CPR and First Aid/DSW or CNA.

REFUGEE SERVICES

Immigration & Refugee Programs Interpreter/Translator (PRN) – The interpreter/translator will work closely with the Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients by facilitating effective communication between Refugee Services staff and the clients.  The interpreter/translator will convert one spoken or written language to another in order to relay complex concepts and ideas for the client(s) and our staff. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural orientation program by providing direct interpretation for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States from Cuba, Burma, Iraq, Syria and other countries; providing interpretation in client meetings; translating documents and materials into the target language; attending refugee services group events. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and one of the target languages like Arabic or Burmese. He/She must have the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships. Applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.

This position is for a 1 year contract.  This position is dependent on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which can vary week to week.

Minimum Requirements: Verbal and Written fluency in Arabic, Burmese, Haitian Creole, Spanish or other languages required. Native fluency is highly desirable.

SPIRIT OF HOPE

Disaster Case Manager – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will be participating in the Disaster Case Management Proposal (DCMP) in Washington and St. Tammany parishes. CCANO main responsibility will be to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the August 2016 floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program.   As a provider, CCANO will employ Case Managers who will aid clients in their recovery through direct services, advocacy, and empowerment.

This position requires strong organizational, relational, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Experience in Disaster Case Management highly preferred as well as knowledge of the service area, community and resources. The Case Manager will be working in a fast paced environment and should have the ability to multitask and comply with short and strict timelines and deadlines. They must be able to provide excellent customer service with care and compassion. Case manager must be willing to travel to different locations to serve clients in need, work in rural areas with high levels of poverty and must be comfortable conducting home visits and working in the field for over 80% of their time. Must have excellent communication and personal skills; proficiency in Excel and Word is essential and good working knowledge of CNA is preferred. Applicant should have demonstrated the ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds and have a commitment to CCANO’s mission. Reliable transportation is essential as positions will be housed in St Tammany and Washington parishes.

Case Managers will serve as primary point of contact for the clients, assisting the client in coordinating necessary services and resources to address the client’s complex disaster recovery needs. They are responsible for developing strong recovery plans with client’s input. Provide caring and compassionate service for ALL people, Respect clients and the communities they represent. They must be able to work as a team and as part of a large network of organizations and of the community they represent. They must be able to provide continuity of the client’s case management services and fully comprehend and follow the sequence of delivery for disaster services. Help them restore their lives to become functional and stable and empower the client to move on.  Case managers must protect client’s rights and confidential information, inform them of their rights and responsibilities and provide fair and equitable treatment.  Information provided to the clients should help them make informed decisions and choices.  Case managers are expected to review their cases frequently and provide regular follow-up to their clients as well as reevaluate the status of their cases to decide if the client has reached his or her objectives and next steps necessary for stabilization.

Minimum Education/Experience: A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related social service field or minimum of three years of work experience in the social service field preferred. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must for the position. A bilingual applicant is a plus.

Disaster Case Manager (February Tornado) – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will be participating in the Disaster Case Management relief following the February 7th tornado disaster. The incumbent will serve and coordinate services for people in New Orleans East area, aiding in the recovery of through direct services, advocacy, and empowerment.

This position requires strong organizational, relational, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Experience in Disaster Case Management is highly preferred as well as knowledge of the service area, community and resources. The Case Manager will be working in a fast paced environment and should have the ability to multitask and comply with short and strict timelines and deadlines. They must be able to provide excellent customer service with care and compassion. The incumbent must have excellent communication and personal skills; proficiency in Excel and Word is essential. Applicant should have demonstrated the ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds and have a commitment to CCANO’s mission. Reliable transportation is essential.

Case Managers will serve as primary point of contact for the clients, assisting the client in coordinating necessary services and resources to address the client’s complex disaster recovery needs. They are responsible for developing strong recovery plans with client’s input. In addition, they are expected to provide caring and compassionate service for ALL people, respect clients and the communities they represent. They must be able to work as a team and as part of a large network of organizations and of the community they represent. They must be able to provide continuity of the client’s case management services and fully comprehend and follow the sequence of delivery for disaster services. Help them restore their lives to become functional and stable and empower the client to move on.  Case managers must protect client’s rights and confidential information, inform them of their rights and responsibilities and provide fair and equitable treatment.  Information provided to the clients should help them make informed decisions and choices.  Case managers are expected to review their cases frequently and provide regular follow-up to their clients as well as reevaluate the status of their cases to decide if the client has reached his or her objectives and next steps necessary for stabilization.

Minimum Education/Experience: A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related social service field or minimum of three years of work experience in the social service field preferred. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must for the position. A bilingual applicant is a plus.

SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING

DSW (evening days/night) – Assistance with daily living and household chores. Accompany consumers on community integration and scheduled doctor’s appointments. Perform gastrostomy tube feeding as well as oral feeding. Assistance with toileting, positioning, and other neon complex task. Must be able to work in a team environment with good interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to work evenings, night, weekends, and holidays. High School diploma or GED required. Experience with mental disability population preferred. CNA or DSW certified / 16 hour medication administration training, must possess valid driver license and CPR card.

 

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